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robert allen3,729 Points
Am I suppose to follow along or not I'm kinda confused.
Just confused if I am suppose to open the workspace or just watch the video
Generally, it helps to follow along. If they talk about opening a workspace, that's an opportunity to follow along in workspaces or your own editor.
Ian SalmonCourses Plus Student 10,685 Points
It's all up to you. For me personally, I have found that the best strategy is..
1) Watch video (one at a time), no coding along, taking notes in a notebook (pen and paper!) 2) Try to recall/build as much as I can in my own text editor (I use Visual Studio Code). If I can't remember the specific code for something, I'll write a comment instead (e.g. //select li element here) 3) Watch video again, this time following along in VS Code and plugging in what I missed/correcting syntax and other errors
It takes more time, but my proficiency has increased tremendously since I adapted this method.
Blair Murphy12,367 Points
I just tried this (Ian Salmon) approach and although it took about 90+ minutes to work through the first section of this course, it actually worked for me. I not only was able to do the challenges on my own for the first time in a while but the quizzes were easy.